New American Standard Bible
Righteous are You, O LORD, And upright are Your judgments.
King James Bible
TZADDI. Righteous art thou, O LORD, and upright are thy judgments.
Darby Bible Translation
TZADE. Righteous art thou, Jehovah, and upright are thy judgments.
World English Bible
You are righteous, Yahweh. Your judgments are upright.
Young's Literal Translation
Tzade. Righteous art Thou, O Jehovah, And upright are Thy judgments.
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Righteous art thou, O Lord ... - This commences a new division of the psalm, indicated by the Hebrew letter Tsaddiy (צ ts) - corresponding with "ts." The thought in this verse is, that God is right, or righteous, in his judgments, that is, in his law; or, in other words, that his law is founded on principles of equity.
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Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? By taking heed thereto according to Thy word.'--PSALM cxix. 9. There are many questions about the future with which it is natural for you young people to occupy yourselves; but I am afraid that the most of you ask more anxiously 'How shall I make my way?' than 'How shall I cleanse it?' It is needful carefully to ponder the questions: 'How shall I get on in the world--be happy, fortunate?' and the like, and I suppose that that is the consideration …
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"O LORD God of Israel, You are righteous, for we have been left an escaped remnant, as it is this day; behold, we are before You in our guilt, for no one can stand before You because of this."
"However, You are just in all that has come upon us; For You have dealt faithfully, but we have acted wickedly.
Gracious is the LORD, and righteous; Yes, our God is compassionate.
The LORD is righteous; He has cut in two the cords of the wicked.
The LORD is righteous in all His ways And kind in all His deeds.
Righteous are You, O LORD, that I would plead my case with You; Indeed I would discuss matters of justice with You: Why has the way of the wicked prospered? Why are all those who deal in treachery at ease?
"The LORD is righteous; For I have rebelled against His command; Hear now, all peoples, And behold my pain; My virgins and my young men Have gone into captivity.
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